I'm Janine Booth. I'm autistic, and I write and deliver training courses to trade unionists and others about autism and neurodiversity. As part of the courses, we look at real-life case studies of neurodivergent workers' experiences. It is important to use up-to-date case studies, so I am interested in hearing your story.
Janine will be poetically closing the proceedings at ...
CELEBRATING WORKING WOMEN EVERYWHERE
London NEU Women's Network in collaboration with TUC LESE Committee
Saturday 30 May and Sunday 31 May 2020
Starts: 5.00pm (both days)
Online Event (Zoom)
Disabled people’s organisations (DPOs) are objecting to the lack of adequate healthcare, the loss of social care support, the erosion of rights – and the ominous attitude that disabled people are somehow less worthy of life.
Disabled transport workers are a significant and valuable part of the workforce that delivers transport to millions of passengers and freight consignments every day. Many of us are also particularly vulnerable during the current Covid-19 pandemic.
TUC Women's Conference today debated a motion on Women and HIV (pictured). I spoke against the motion. Below is my speech, plus some additional information to help clarify what has been a controversial issue.
The motion was defeated by 89 votes to 81, with 36 delegates abstaining.
I'm asking delegates to vote against this motion.
A response to an appallingly bigoted cartoon (pictured) which appeared in the Morning Star.
An oversight has come to light
our usual process
transgressed, broke apart
and through the cracks
crept a carnivorous
a hand-drawn saurian,
fawning, crawling, stalking
readers bravely pleading for safety.
Janine will be speaking about Neurodiversity and Labour.
Details from Greenwich and Woolwich Labour Party.
Venue: Student Central, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HY View Map
Chair Sean McGovern. Speakers Include John McDonnell, Marsha de Cordova, Francesca Martinez, Micheline Mason, Barbara Lisicki, Richard Rieser, Janine Booth, Kirsten Hearn and others to be confirmed.